East London is poor and try-hard and south is rough and dirty- according to stereotypes map

West London is pretentious and east London is poor- according to the YouGov map

West London is pretentious and east London is poor- according to the YouGov map

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Are you a poor east Londoner or pretentious west Londoner? A new survey has revealed the stereotypes people associate north, south, east and west London with.

According to the YouGov map, south London is rough and the north is intellectual whereas the east is poor, dirty, try-hard and arty.

South and north are both family-friendly whereas west is high-class and cultured but a bit past its best.

Where is the best part of London? What is your area like? Let us know in the comments below.

The full list of stereotypes

North London

Cosmopolitan

Suburban

Rough

Family-friendly

Trendy

Dirty

Cultured

Pretentious

Arty

Dull

Intellectual

Posh

Past its prime

Up and coming

Gritty

Poor

Try-hard

Clean

Fun

Pretty

South London

Rough

Suburban

Dirty

Poor

Cosmopolitan

Up and coming

Family-friendly

Gritty

Dull

Past its prime

Cultured

Trendy

Arty

Clean

Fun

Try-hard

Posh

Pretentious

Pretty

Intellectual

West London

Posh

Cosmopolitan

Suburban

Trendy

Pretentious

Cultured

Family-friendly

Clean

Arty

Intellectual

Pretty

Up and coming

Past its prime

Dull

Dirty

Fun

Rough

Try-hard

Poor

Gritty

East London

Rough

Poor

Dirty

Gritty

Up and coming

Cosmopolitan

Trendy

Arty

Dull

Suburban

Cultured

Past its prime

Try-hard

Pretentious

Family-friendly

Fun

Clean

Intellectual

Pretty

Posh

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